"We want to tell our story. We want our grandchildren to know our story. We want that to be preserved."
The quote above from the Bhutanese elders living in South Philadelphia is the foundation of an art group that assists elders in creating a mural that tells their story. As part of the Philadelphia Partnership for Resilience Collaborative, BuildaBridge artists Stevie French and Julie Rosen lead a group of elders in processing their histories through art. Julie Shaw, of the Philadelphia Daily News recently highlighted the group. Read her article here. View photos of the group here.